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1

What is Hyperparathyroidism

over secretion of parathyroid hormone by the parathyroid gland

2

What cause overproduction of PTH

-renal failure
-vitamin D deficiency
-parathyroid adenoma (benign tumor of parathyroid gland)

3

What are GI symptoms of Hyperparathyroidism

-weight loss
-constipation
-nausea/vomiting

4

What are cardiovascular symptoms of Hyperparathyroidism

-hypertension
-dysrythmias

5

What are muscular symptoms of Hyperparathyroidism

-muscle weakness
-bone deformities/pain
-fatigue

6

What can forms and is a S/S of Hyperparathyroidism

kidney stones

7

Labs and S/S of Hyperparathyroidism

-hypercalcemia
-hypophosphatemia

8

What medications will be prescribed for Hyperparathyroidism

-furosemide
-phosphates
-calcitonin (hormone)

9

What should be implemented for a patient with Hyperparathyroidism

safety precaution to prevent fractures

10

What diet should a patient with Hyperparathyroidism be on

low calcium, high phosphorus diet

-increase fluid intake